Everything you ever wanted: a memoir
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New York : Plume, [2015].
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Book
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254 pages ; 21 cm.
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Loveland Adult Nonfiction
813.6 Lauren, J.
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A Best Memoir of 2015, "This memoir is compulsively readable and full of humor and heart."--AdoptiveFamilies.com "A punk rock Scheherazade" (Margaret Cho) shares the zigzagging path that took her from harem member to PTA member... In her younger years, Jillian Lauren was a college dropout, a drug addict, and an international concubine in the Prince of Brunei's harem, an experience she immortalized in in her bestselling memoir, SOME GIRLS. In her thirties, Jillian's most radical act was learning the steadying power of love when she and her rock star husband adopt an Ethiopian child with special needs. After Jillian loses a close friend to drugs, she herself is saved by her fierce, bold love for her son as she fights to make him--and herself--feel safe and at home in the world. Exploring complex ideas of identity and reinvention, Everything You Ever Wanted is a must-read for everyone, especially every mother, who has ever hoped for a second act in life.
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9780142181638 (paperback), 0142181633 (paperback)

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""A punk rock Scheherazade" (Margaret Cho) shares the zigzagging path that took her from harem member to PTA member... In her younger years, Jillian Lauren was a college dropout, a drug addict, and an international concubine in the Prince of Brunei's harem, an experience she immortalized in in her bestselling memoir, SOME GIRLS. In her thirties, Jillian's most radical act was learning the steadying power of love when she and her rock star husband adopt an Ethiopian child with special needs. After Jillian loses a close friend to drugs, she herself is saved by her fierce, bold love for her son as she fights to make him--and herself--feel safe and at home in the world. ?Exploring complex ideas of identity and reinvention, Everything You Ever Wanted is a must-read for everyone, especially every mother, who has ever hoped for a second act in life"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lauren, J. (2015). Everything you ever wanted: a memoir. New York: Plume.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lauren, Jillian. 2015. Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir. New York: Plume.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lauren, Jillian, Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir. New York: Plume, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lauren, Jillian. Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir. New York: Plume, 2015. Print.

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